Let’s not blame Selvaraghavan for having spent a big sum and certainly a very long time to complete the film. Naturally, to experiment with a unique genre of fantasy, adventure and war, it really requires so many potentials to be drawn. But the most blatant flaw goes beneath Selvaraghavan’s script lacking substantive dioramas in various arenas.
But what stops the film from striking gold is its inability to engross the universal audiences, especially during the second hour.
Mark our words. ‘Open Ending’ is never entertained with the audiences of Tamil film industry. In all likelihood, Aayirathil Oruvan has a better first half (with usual Selvaraghavan that abundantly caters to the ‘B’ and ‘C’ centres. But the latter part flees to a different arena.